Male pheromones skew lab results

  1. A first time study,

    has implications for duplication of experimetal animal studies,
  2. jcsd
  3. Ygggdrasil

    Ygggdrasil 1,822
    Science Advisor

    Here's the original study:

    Sorge et al. 2014 Olfactory exposure to males, including men, causes stress and related analgesia in rodents. Nature Methods. Published online 28 April 2014 doi:10.1038/nmeth.2935

  4. Male hormone exposure produces a guarded anxious response.
    Female hormone exposure produces a calming response.

    Since researchers are either male or female, how can a neutral baseline be established ( for any and all studies )?
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